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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Whitwell SS Mary & Rhadegund's Churchyard : Harry Lee Hatcher -

Location

In SS Mary & Rhadegund's Churchyard, Whitwell, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

Description

Standard CWGC headstone.
Headstone

 Whitwell SS Mary & Rhadegund's Churchyard : H Hatcher
 
Inscription


1468 RIFLEMAN
H HATCHER
8TH BN HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT
19TH MARCH 1915 AGE 19
+
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN


 
Further Information

Harry Lee Hatcher was the son of Walter William Hatcher and Ellen Hatcher (née Lee) of Whitwell.

Born : 1897, Whitwell.

Census Information :

1901 : Walter and Ellen Taylor, with their children including Harry aged 4, are at Southford, Whitwell. Walter Hatcher is a General labourer.

1911 : Walter and Ellen Taylor, with their children including Harry aged 14, are at Southford, Whitwell. Walter Hatcher is a Farm labourer. Harry Hatcher is a Cow Boy on Farm.

Service details :

Rifleman 1468 Harry Lee Hatcher, 1/8th Bn., Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

CWGC record ...

Documents and newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press

27th March 1915

DEATHS
HATCHER - Mar. 19, at the Military Hospital, Parkhurst, Rifleman H. Hatcher, I.W. Rifles, of Whitwell, aged 19.

 
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Page last updated : 27 November 2013 (added biographical information)


 
 

 
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